Daily Archives: February 12, 2018

Northern Soul: An Oral History

Frank Wilson – Do I Love You (Indeed I Do) “Between the blossoming of the hippy movement in the late ’60s and the decimation of British industrial heartlands in the ’70s, the underground club culture of London’s Mod scene snaked … Continue reading

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Third World Liberation Front strikes of 1968

Sit-in during SF State College strike, 1968. “The Third World Liberation Front (TWLF) rose in 1968 as a coalition of various ethnic student groups on college campuses in California in response to the perceived Eurocentric education and lack of diversity … Continue reading

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Checkpoint Charlie

The first guard house at Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin “Checkpoint Charlie (or ‘Checkpoint C’) was the name given by the Western Allies to the best-known Berlin Wall crossing point between East Berlin and West Berlin during the Cold War (1947–1991). … Continue reading

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Wild Dog – John Hoopes, Ed Dorn, Drew Wagnon, and others

Wild Dog, vol. 3, no. 21 (March 1, 1966). “In many respects—name, form, and content—Wild Dog boldly embodies much of what we identify as the ‘mimeo revolution.’ Preceded in Pocatello by A Pamphlet, Wild Dog, which joined the mimeograph revolution … Continue reading

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